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Charlie Hebdo attack trial: 'Nothing to regret' over Prophet Mohammed cartoons, magazine's chief tells court
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Charlie Hebdo attack trial: 'Nothing to regret' over Prophet Mohammed cartoons, magazine's chief tells court

Laurent Sourisseau, who was badly wounded when Islamist gunmen attacked the French weekly's office in Paris in 2015, also said that he doesn't want to be "dependent on the insane arbitrariness of fanatics"

The politics of mask making and wearing: From Uighur Muslims' forced labour, to the 'freedom' of anti-maskers
World

The politics of mask making and wearing: From Uighur Muslims' forced labour, to the 'freedom' of anti-maskers

A piece of cloth that is stitched under forced labour, that has witnessed the extremes of human freedom being trampled upon, travels to a country where an anti-mask movement rages on

COVID-19 has robbed Indian women of their hard-won privacy — that obscure thing society thinks they don't need
India

COVID-19 has robbed Indian women of their hard-won privacy — that obscure thing society thinks they don't need

As women, we wear our confinement as our second skin. In return, what we have carved out is our own space — a necessity that the COVID-19 pandemic has taken away

Paatal Lok's Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi lead a breed of streaming stars who finally got their due on digital platforms
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Paatal Lok's Jaideep Ahlawat, Neeraj Kabi lead a breed of streaming stars who finally got their due on digital platforms

Jaideep Ahlawat and Neeraj Kabi join a long list of actors, including Shefali Shah, Sobhita Dhulipala, Gulshan Devaiah, and Rasika Dugal, who have aided their careers with their digital presence.

Uber temporarily suspends account of Mumbai driver who took Jaipur poet to cops; BJP MLA felicitates cabbie with 'Alert Citizenship Award'
India

Uber temporarily suspends account of Mumbai driver who took Jaipur poet to cops; BJP MLA felicitates cabbie with 'Alert Citizenship Award'

The Uber driver who took 23-year-old poet, Bappadittya Sarkar, to a Mumbai police station after he overheard the poet's phone conservation about anti-CAA protest was suspended for 72-hours, reports Mumbai Mirror

Poet whose Uber ride ended at police station for espousing anti-CAA view: 'Can't normalise going to jail for having an opinion'
India

Poet whose Uber ride ended at police station for espousing anti-CAA view: 'Can't normalise going to jail for having an opinion'

Soon after starting his trip on an Uber cab, while speaking to one of his friends over the phone, Bappadittya Sarkar was turned in to the cops by the cab driver over suspicions of him being a "communist" and indulging in anti-national activities.

Netflix India unveils 2020 slate, projects by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Vikramaditya Motwane, Karan Johar
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Netflix India unveils 2020 slate, projects by Anurag Kashyap, Dibakar Banerjee, Vikramaditya Motwane, Karan Johar

Netflix India has collaborated with Anurag Kashyap for Choked, Dibakar Banerjee for Freedom, Vikramaditya Motwane for AK vs AK, and Karan Johar for an anthology.

Watch: In I-Day message, Shanta Gokhale says, 'Punishing the victim is what we see today'
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Watch: In I-Day message, Shanta Gokhale says, 'Punishing the victim is what we see today'

Eminent cultural critic Shanta Gokhale says the classic song 'Woh Subah Kabhi To Aayegi' from the movie Phir Subah Hogi is very indicative of the state of affairs today

Our freedoms are fragile, as we must remember on 73rd Independence Day and Sec 377 ruling anniversary
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Our freedoms are fragile, as we must remember on 73rd Independence Day and Sec 377 ruling anniversary

The judgment which struck down the law outlawing who we could love in the sanctity of our personal lives had this to say on freedom: Sexual autonomy and the right to choose a partner of one‘s choice is an inherent aspect of the right to life and right to autonomy.

India's 73rd Independence Day is here, but nothing approaching true freedom has been attained yet
India

India's 73rd Independence Day is here, but nothing approaching true freedom has been attained yet

Freedom is a big word that often means little. A map and a flag do not really constitute freedom for the people living within any territory. Nor does having a vote. These are beautiful notions.

Sahitya Akademi awardee Tanuj Solanki on freedom, Article 370, and the irrelevance of the 'apolitical artist'
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Sahitya Akademi awardee Tanuj Solanki on freedom, Article 370, and the irrelevance of the 'apolitical artist'

Tanuj Solanki, panelist on HarperCollins India's debate, speaks about how he defines and understands freedom, what the scrapping of Article 370 means for India as a democracy, and the role of writers and artists in today’s socio-political milieu, and more.

Does freedom exist? Writers come together to discuss the question at HarperCollins' upcoming debate
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Does freedom exist? Writers come together to discuss the question at HarperCollins' upcoming debate

HarperCollins' 'The Debate' is back with its second edition, this time asking: Does freedom exist? Panelists Taslima Nasreen, Tanuj Solanki and Aanchal Malhotra take up the question in the upcoming event in Delhi's India International Centre.

The Lion King: The Gift review — Beyoncé's album celebrates African culture, makes a big political statement
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The Lion King: The Gift review — Beyoncé's album celebrates African culture, makes a big political statement

The Lion King: the Gift, curated and executive produced by Beyoncé, is a complementary album to the official soundtrack of the 2019 remake.

Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covers up truth about Tiananmen Square crackdown even today
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Taiwan says 'unrepentant' China covers up truth about Tiananmen Square crackdown even today

China not only did not plan to repent for the Tiananmen Square crackdown, but it also continues to cover up the truth, Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen said in a Facebook post.

Cannes 2019 day 7 roundup: Elle Fanning faints at Chopard Trophee dinner; Alain Delon receives honorary Palme d’Or
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Cannes 2019 day 7 roundup: Elle Fanning faints at Chopard Trophee dinner; Alain Delon receives honorary Palme d’Or

Mallika Sherawat and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan were also present at the Cannes 2019 red carpet.

In Kerala's Malappuram, underage girls brainwashed into marriage with promises of mobile phones, freedom to step out
India

In Kerala's Malappuram, underage girls brainwashed into marriage with promises of mobile phones, freedom to step out

Child marriage survivors in Kerala's Malappuram district say they agreed for early marriages to get access to mobile phones and the freedom to go out of the house

In The Profane, Satyajit Sarna presents meditations on India's political milieu through poetry
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In The Profane, Satyajit Sarna presents meditations on India's political milieu through poetry

Poetry has the power to, through the said and the unsaid, recreate if only for a moment the whole of an experience, writes Satyajit Sarna

ABVP targets Ramachandra Guha over AU stint: It's worrying that this government tolerates intolerance
India

ABVP targets Ramachandra Guha over AU stint: It's worrying that this government tolerates intolerance

The worrying thing is that ABVP was allowed to dictate terms surrounding Ramchandra Guha's appointment with no resistance from the government. We can make all the noise we want to about being a tolerant society but the reality is in front of us.

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's release from jail victory for citizen's rights, shows tactic to isolate him didn't work
India

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad's release from jail victory for citizen's rights, shows tactic to isolate him didn't work

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, who was released from jail on 13 September after being arrested under NSA a year ago, calls himself 'Ravan' to identify with those aspects of our culture that others may see as repulsive

72nd Independence Day: After years of diminishing ethos, India is rising and it will not stop
India

72nd Independence Day: After years of diminishing ethos, India is rising and it will not stop

As we enter 72nd year of our independence, several important questions come to the mind. 71 years is not a long time in the history of a nation, not in the life of India at all